It pays to get in a shopper’s face. Think about it: When you’re searching for a specific item on an e-commerce site, how often do you get swayed by one of the first 10 products that pop up? (Meanwhile the product you came looking for is buried somewhere at the bottom.) Every e-commerce website pushes […]
Consumers are ravenous for a great shopping experience and proven practices can help retailers add sizzle to their offerings. In fact, boosting sales per customer is easier than retail companies might expect. During these final weeks of 2017, retailers can boost “share of wallet” by appealing to consumers’ needs, emotions and senses. Here are five […]
Two days ago, Toys ‘R’ Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection – mere weeks ahead of the critical holiday season – to restructure amid crippling debt, declining sales and relentless competition from retail powerhouses. In recent years, Toys “R” Us has spent hundreds of million of dollars on interest expenses, which left few resources to […]
BOOM! That’s how immediate the impact of visual merchandising is on retail shoppers – and why effective visuals are a strategic asset in omnichannel retail. Visual merchandising presents a retailer’s physical store or e-commerce website in an enticing way to attract customers. Yet the objective isn’t just to look alluring – it’s to fuel retail […]
If you think your brand’s reputation speaks for itself, that you can rely on traditional marketing strategies and neglect the burgeoning world of mobile shopping, you’re dreaming. Shopify may be the biggest thing to happen to retail since online shopping and credit cards. The new mobile Shopify app can supercharge your sales. Think it’s not […]
A model can make even a lackluster piece of clothing look gorgeous by highlighting its silhouette, showing how the garment fits with other pieces, and encouraging an aspirational approach to buying. Of course, almost no one can afford the best models, and few small business owners can afford professionals. This leaves most businesses to choose […]
In any business, strategy is often the difference between a soaring success and a futile effort to connect with the customers you crave. However, with its continuing evolution and increasing competition in recent years, the eCommerce space might be even more reliant on the strength of retail sales strategies in order to capture business.
For obvious reasons, consumers are naturally drawn to any way in which they can save some of their hard-earned cash. So it stands to reason that free shipping has become such a popular feature to promote eCommerce sites. In addition to the built-in appeal of giving customers the chance to cut down their purchase total, […]